Makenzie Wethington broke her pelvis, spine, shoulder, several ribs and a tooth in the fall
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Sunday 14 November 2010
Wednesday 03 November 2010
Warned of dangers and legal chaos, California voters yesterday rejected a measure that would have made their state the first in the US to legalize the use and sale of marijuana.
Friday 20 August 2010
In the mid-1970s the bass guitar became a pivotal instrument in the funk and electro-funk genres. While not as flamboyant or flashy a player as Larry Graham, "Bootsy" Collins or Rick James, Robert Wilson was an influential musician whose distinctive bass lines helped The Gap Band, the group formed by his older brothers Ronnie and Charlie, make some of the most infectious party anthems of the '80s.
Friday 16 July 2010
Once upon a time, California's energetic public health lobby concentrated on trying to stop people from smoking, or drinking beer, or from making a daily pilgrimage to their local fast-food restaurant. Now, having presumably run out of other things to ban, they have launched a crusade against a naturally occurring green mineral.
Friday 25 June 2010
The aim with the duets retrospective Just Across The River is to emphasise Webb's contribution to the Americana traditions of folk and country, which means the voluptuous cabaret pleasures of "McArthur Park" and "Up, Up And Away" are sacrificed in favour of the rustic mythopoeicising of "The Highwayman" and "Oklahoma Nights", the latter tinted with pedal steel and speckled with banjo; along with a nod to the Sixties' singer-songwriter tradition in the form of Webb and Jackson Browne's duetting on "P.F. Sloan", a tribute to the man who wrote "Eve Of Destruction".
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Four people were killed yesterday in an outbreak of violent weather that dropped tornadoes across Oklahoma, tossing cars off highways and flipping mobile homes, officials said.
Friday 30 April 2010
An elderly man had quite a fright after backing his car at high speed through a seventh-floor exterior wall of a multi-storey car park.
Saturday 24 April 2010
A US state governor two abortion bills that he said are an unconstitutional attempt by the legislature to insert government into the private lives and decisions of citizens.
Tuesday 20 April 2010
Survivors and family members of the 168 people who died in the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building gathered yesterday to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the attack. Hundreds of people attended the ceremony at the Oklahoma City National Memorial to remember those killed – and the 600 people inured – in the 19 April, 1995, attack at the Alfred P Murrah Federal Building.
Sunday 21 February 2010
Sunday 14 February 2010
Saturday 19 December 2009
Jennifer Jones won an Academy Award as best actress for her first major screen role, that of the young girl from Lourdes who claimed to have seen the Virgin Mary, in The Song of Bernadette (1943).
Oral Roberts: Evangelist who pioneered the charismatic style that came to dominate American Christianity
Thursday 17 December 2009
Oral Roberts was one of the most remarkable religious figures to have appeared in North America in the 20th century. A faith healer and pioneer of a new, informal style of religious broadcasting that became fashionable in the 1970s, he was at the forefront of the charismatic movement that became a powerful, even dominant, force in mainstream Christianity during the 1980s and 1990s. The founder of Oral Roberts University and Faith City, a medical school and hospital complex at Tulsa, Oklahoma, he will be remembered as one of America's most enterprising and colourful religious entrepreneurs.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Tuesday 29 September 2009
A woman was arrested after her 14-year-son told authorities he escaped from a home where he had spent most of the past four years locked in a wardrobe.
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